Mike Wallace

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Mike Wallace

Mike joined the US Navy in 1943 and served as a liaison officer during the Second World War on board the submarine. For three years he did not participate in hostilities when traveling to Hawaii, Australia and Subic Bay in the Philippines and patrolling in the South China and Philippine seas and waters south of Japan. After the war, Wallace returned to Chicago.

Author: Alexei Bulatov

Mike Wallace (Mike Wallace) born May 9, 1918. Veteran US television journalism, a leading game shows and media projects.

As the correspondent of news program CBS ’60 minutes’, Wallace made his debut in 1969. During his 35-year-old career, he interviewed a whole range of prominent people, including Ayatollah Khomeini, Deng Xiaoping. Jiang Zemin. Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Vladimir Putin. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mikhail Baryshnikov. Manuel Noriega. Jeffrey Wigand, John F. Nash and many others. His program was very popular and hard-hitting tactics they selected during the meeting with invited guests only fueled interest in his show. In 2006, a prominent journalist, resigned, but still appears frequently in the program ’60 minutes’.

Myron Leon “Mike” Wallace (Uollechinski) born May 9, 1918 in Brooklyn, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, USA, the son of Russian-Jewish parents. He graduated from Brookline High School in 1935 and then earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in 1939.

As a student, Wallace appeared as a guest on the popular radio quiz ‘Information Please’. A first job in radio was the post of Speaker in the wake of ‘WOOD’ in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After positions at the radio station announcer ‘WXYZ’ in Detroit, Wallace became independent of radio in Chicago, Ill.

Mike joined the US Navy in 1943 and served as a liaison officer during the Second World War on board the submarine. For three years he did not participate in hostilities when traveling to Hawaii, Australia and Subic Bay in the Philippines and patrolling in the South China and Philippine seas and waters south of Japan. After the war, Wallace returned to Chicago.

By the end of 1940, Mike was the regular news programs leading radio network CBS. He had a rare opportunity to showcase their comic talent by participating in an interactive program with famous musician-satirist Spike Jones. In 1950, Mike led a number of gaming television shows, including the game show ‘The Big Surprise’, ‘Who’s the Boss?’ and ‘Who Pays?’. He also became the leading issue of the pilot program ‘Nothing but the Truth’ and sometimes acted as game show ‘To Tell the Truth’.

Wallace led the night program ‘Night Beat’ and ‘The Mike Wallace Interview’, and by the early 1960s, with experience of working in the advertising field, his main income comes from advertising campaign cigarette ‘Parliament’. He became a leading watch talk shows ‘PM East’, and after the death of his eldest son Peter in the mountains decided to return to the news. From 1963 to 1966 he was the first original version of the morning newscast on Channel CBS ‘Morning News’.

In 1968, Wallace became the creator of the popular TV show ’60 minutes’, which turned a genre of television interviews in real art. He interviewed politicians, actors, directors, musicians and businessmen, and after 37 years old, cast their news program on CBS, March 14, 2006 th decided to withdraw from the honorary post of TV journalist, but continue to work in the CBS News as an ‘honorable correspondent’ .

20 years of journalist suffered from severe clinical depression. He even did not occur to see a doctor because he was firmly convinced that the depression – it is somehow not a man, it is a weakness for women. About

combat depression Wallace says: “At first I could not sleep, and then I could not eat. I felt hopeless and could not cope with it … You know that losing your mind … ‘. On top of that he was afraid of losing their jobs, and for a long time continued to radiate with optimism screens, carry life-affirming, stylish stories and behind the scenes of the sinking depression and suicidal urges oppression and attempts. Finally, his long-suffering wife just took her husband’s arm and forcibly led him to the doctor. He was treated by a psychiatrist, he took various medications and now without a forced smile and optimism extruded, continued his successful career.

Wallace was married four times. He has two sons and a daughter, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Among the merit Wallace 20 awards Emmy, in 2003 he received the Emmy for his achievements throughout his life, and in 2007 ‘Award of Illinois’ for achievements in the field of journalism.

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